SOUTH FLORIDA
Debt, Equity & Structured Finance Team

Cushman & Wakefield Equity, Debt & Structured Finance incorporates capital markets knowledge with local real estate expertise to successfully complete any type of real estate transaction. The team is headquartered in New York City and has twelve additional offices located throughout the country. Cushman & Wakefield Equity, Debt & Structured Finance is a leading commercial real estate capital intermediary and the team has executed capital markets transactions for every type of real estate asset.

OUR SERVICES

The firm provides a full range of real estate financial services, including: senior and subordinate financing, construction financing, recapitalizations, joint venture and programmatic venture equity, and loan sale advisory.

MEET THE TEAM

As the premier financial advisor to the commercial real estate industry, Cushman & Wakefield Equity, Debt & Structured Finance delivers creative solutions tailored to your needs. With experienced professionals located throughout the country, our highly skilled team is here to help you achieve your objectives.


ROBERT KAPLAN
Executive Managing Director
+1 305 533 2860
robert.kaplan@cushwake.com 

Robert is an Executive Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, with over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate investment banking, sales, leasing, management, and law. Robert and his team are the newest members of Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Equity, Debt & Structured Finance group, which provides a full-spectrum financial services platform to both domestic and international clients offering unsurpassed customized advisory and integrated capital solutions for all asset classes. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Robert was a Principal of Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group, LLC (“AZ”), and head of the firm’s Miami office.


CHRIS LENTZ
Senior Director
+1 305 533 2865
chris.lentz@cushwake.com 

Chris is a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield with over 11 years of experience in Investment Banking and Commercial Real Estate. Chris’ team are the newest members of Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Equity, Debt & Structured Finance group, which provides a full-spectrum financial services platform to both domestic and international clients offering unsurpassed customized advisory and integrated capital solutions for all asset classes. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Chris focused on financing and investment sales as part of Ackman Ziff’s Miami office. At Cushman & Wakefield, Chris will focus on originating and executing debt and equity financing transactions.


JASON HOCHMAN
Senior Director
+1 954 377 0473
jason.hochman@cushwake.com 

Jason Hochman is a member and partner of Cushman & Wakefield’s South Florida Capital Markets Team and part of Cushman & Wakefield’s international Equity, Debt and Structured Finance (EDSF) platform. He has more than 18 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and has participated in more than nine million square feet of acquisition, development and other financing transactions during his career. His responsibilities on the team include business development and assisting clients with procurement of permanent, bridge and construction financing as well as joint venture equity investments for all asset classes. Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, he had a similar role as Vice President of Debt and Structured Finance at CBRE.


MARK RUTHERFORD
Senior Financial Analyst
+1 305 533 2864
mark.rutherford@cushwake.com 

Mark is a Senior Financial Analyst at Cushman & Wakefield with a 20-year professional career that includes experience as an auditor of companies with statutory and SEC reporting obligations, corporate finance, private equity, and real estate mortgage banking and brokerage. Mark’s team comprises the newest members of Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Equity, Debt & Structured Finance group, which provides a full-spectrum financial services platform to both domestic and international clients offering unsurpassed customized advisory and integrated capital solutions for all asset classes. At Cushman & Wakefield, Mark is involved in raising debt and equity, as well as arranging investment sales, which involves all aspects of the transaction from preliminary underwriting to marketing, structuring, and closing.


SUZANNA BLASKOVIC
Senior Brokerage Coordinator
+1 305 533 2870
suzanna.blaskovic@cushwake.com 

Suzanna Blaskovic joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2016 and functions as the Brokerage Coordinator in Miami, Florida for Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Equity, Debt & Structured Finance group, which provides a full-spectrum financial services platform to both domestic and international clients offering unsurpassed customized advisory and integrated capital solutions for all asset classes. Suzanna is responsible for the creation, production and distribution of marketing materials including, business development proposals and presentations, and flyers. She organizes client events and handles all the day-to-day operations. She also researches prospects, maintains databases, and contacts brokers and users alike to verify property information and market data.  Above all else, she assures her broker team has the most up-to-date resources while dealing with their clients, while also providing the creativity and design knowledge they need to showcase their properties in a cohesive and cutting-edge manner.